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Opinion: Charter Reimbursements are Meant as a Cushion

February 11, 2019 | Keri Rodrigues

To listen to some Cape school officials (“Schools could take hit in education funding,” Jan. 31, Page One), one might not know that districts are being paid for students they don’t educate.

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A Few Districts Would Benefit Greatly From Baker’s School Funding Proposal

February 10, 2019 | James Vaznis

Governor Charlie Baker’s proposal to tackle the state’s school funding woes would funnel notable increases in state aid next year to several cities, but it would offer little financial relief to most other systems, many struggling under the state’s property tax cap, according to a Globe review.

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Facebook Hosts Students To Give Them Experience With Tech Professionals

February 8, 2019 | CBS Local

Facebook hosted a “hackathon” for 80 students from a Cambridge charter school Friday.

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Students Compete In Charter School's Annual Black History Showdown

February 7, 2019 | Saraya Wintersmith

Trinity Raye is a champion. At not quite 5 feet tall and about 70 pounds, the bespectacled seventh grader is known to teachers and classmates at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy charter school in Dorchester as "the boss."

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Alna Del Mar Best Decision These Parents Made

February 6, 2019 | Kevin Alves

THIS GUEST OPINION PIECE BY: Kevin Alves, a 36-year-old father of three and a lifelong New Bedford resident. It is in response to this SouthCoast Voices piece regarding Alma del Mar charter school.

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Alma del Mar releases more details on plans for New Bedford’s Kempton School

February 5, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Provided that the former Kempton School is conveyed to Alma del Mar, plans include an addition on the site, a charter school official said.

Alma del Mar is also eyeing a temporary space to open the second campus in August, school spokeswoman Becca Kurie said.

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Andrew Jarboe ’05 Brings his High Schoolers Home to Learn From Bates Debaters

January 31, 2019 | Eleanor Vance

Most weekends, Bates classrooms resemble ghost towns, with desks and chairs askew and semi-erased chalkboards hinting at bygone activity.

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Discovering His Career Path, Finding His Voice

January 30, 2019 | Assumption College

“It’s one of the best feelings ever,” says Gemaers Dorvil ’19 of the moment he discovers a solution to a software application he’s working on.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School formally opens new Dorchester campus

January 29, 2019 | Ysabelle Kempe
Boston Collegiate Charter School officially opened its renovated and expanded campus in Dorchester on Monday, a milestone school leaders called “game-changing.”
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Spare Me Your Anti-Charter Nonsense And Come See My School

January 28, 2019 | Charla Austin Harris

As an educator and parent, I stood with my kids’ teachers during the UTLA strike. I did not cross the picket line and brought teachers coffee and donuts in the rain.

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